Nikko Asset Management is announcing the following Basic Policy in order to prevent damages caused by anti-social forces.

  1. In order to foster the sound development of the national economy and protect investors, systematic efforts shall be made to exclude anti-social forces.
  2. Nikko Asset Management's representative directors and management team shall formulate measures necessary for ensuring the safety of customers and employees.
  3. Absolutely no relationships, including engaging in transactions, shall be had with anti-social forces. All unjust demands from anti-social forces shall also be refused.
  4. Engaging in backroom deals with and providing capital to anti-social forces shall be strictly prohibited.
  5. External specialists, including the police, law firms, and the National Center for the Elimination of Boryokudan, shall be referred to when unjust demands are made by anti-social forces.
  6. Both civil and criminal legal means shall be used when unjust demands are made by anti-social forces.